Dragons of Europe: The Shaggy Beast

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Most dragons are covered with thick scales and bony points, impressive horns and bumps and plates of armor. A two-legged dragon from a Middle Ages legend, however, had a different protective arsenal; it was shaggy, covered with dense hair that it could also fire at its enemies, blinding and maiming them with deadly accuracy. It terrorized a peaceful village in France, raiding farms, devouring people and livestock and ruining crops with its searing fire-breath. Its reign came to an end when a young  man seeking revenge for his dead sweetheart chopped its tail in two with his sword. As this area was the only place in which the dragon could be wounded, it succumbed and died.

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